Human Growth & Development

Course Description

The Human Growth and Development course at Mid-America College of Health Sciences is a 3-credit-hour (45-clock-hour) course that will cover growth and development across the life span of an individual. Stages of individual biophysical and psychosocial development from conception to late adulthood are addressed. Theories of growth and development are introduced and examined.

The family as a unit and its influences on health issues are also examined. Emphasis is put on changes and characteristics of the older adult. Students will learn theoretical research and models specific to human development within various lifespans related to cultural, social, and environmental contexts.

General Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Valid state ID
  • Valid SSN card
  • Plain black scrub set
  • Negative covid-19 test result

A covid-19 vaccination record rard will do in place of a negative covid-19 test result. The negative test result must be within 2 weeks of the course start date.

Course Schedule

Human Growth and Development is a 4-week course with classes that take place in person on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Applicants who have met all the necessary requirements must meet for an orientation on the Friday preceding the course start date at 3 p.m.. At the end of the course, students are awarded a certificate of completion.

Class Time
Weekday Evening (Mon. & Tue.)
3 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Available Start Dates

Classes for the Human Growth and Development course take place Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Enrollment is open for the following start dates:

  • Feb. 6 – 28, 2023
  • Mar. 6 – 28, 2023
  • Apr. 3 – 25, 2023
  • May 1 – 23, 2023
  • June 5 – 27, 2023
  • July 3 – 25, 2023

Cost and Registration

Tuition for the Human Growth and Development course is $950 which includes the cost of the course textbook. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee and a 2.38% processing fee that applies to all card transactions.

Full payment must be received before the course start date. 

To speak with our admissions staff about this course, call or text (913) 708-8323 or stop by our facility at 10000 W 75th Street, Suite 241, Merriam, KS 66204. If you’ve made the decision to enroll, you may kickstart the enrollment process by clicking that button and register today.